Graphene: The World’s New Wonder Material

BY News Desk  August 25, 2013 at 11:35 AM EDT

Marc Abrahams, editor of Annals of Improbable Research and Guardian columnist, joins Hari Sreenivasan to talk about graphene, the world’s new wonder material. The substance, as thin as an atom, is 200 times stronger than steel.

Editor’s note | Starting Sept. 7, the PBS NewsHour is expanding its family, adding a “PBS NewsHour Weekend” newscast on Saturdays and Sundays. The 30-minute show will be anchored by NewsHour senior correspondent Hari Sreenivasan. The above interview is a selection from NewsHour Weekend’s rehearsal on Aug. 24, presented by New York PBS member station WNET and broadcast out of the Tisch WNET studios.

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